So a new (or who knows how old) fad is Magnet Fishing. You buy a giant magnet with a rope and throw it off bridges, docks, wherever and see what you get. The metal detecting and treasure finding channels are starting to have a video here and there about magnet fishing. I got a 550 […]
Here’s all the cool treasure stories I saved up.
Hoard of 1,200-year-old ‘Arabian Nights’ gold coins discovered in Israel The coins were stashed in a small a clay juglet and were found by the Israel Antiquities Authority in Yavneh, a city in the central district of the country. New Tokyo 2020 Olympic coin launched: What are the most valuable 2012 London coins worth? This year […]
1,100-year-old Viking treasure reveals its secrets Experts are unlocking the secrets of an ancient ‘Viking’ treasure trove that was discovered in Scotland. 1840 shipwreck reveals trove of gold coins that could be worth millions A steamship that sank in 1840 after colliding with another ship off the coast of South Carolina contains a trove of rare gold […]
Metal detector enthusiast finds 1,000-year-old coins worth $60G A metal detector enthusiast in England has stumbled upon a treasure trove of silver coins believed to be 1,000 years old. Metal detector enthusiast uncovers amazing trove of coins on ancient, bloody battlesite A metal detector enthusiast has found a treasure trove of silver coins that may have been […]
Since 2014, I’ve been metal detecting 1000(s) hours to find a gold ring. He finds one under his dishwasher with a stone in it. He didn’t have to dig or even leave his house. I told him, well I just need to wait 35 more years until I find my first gold ring.
How insane demand for truffles leading to sabotage, fraud and death… Since ancient times, truffles have been prized for their unique, earthy flavor and intoxicating aroma. There are hundreds of different truffle species, but only a few have any value in the culinary world. White truffles (Tuber magnatum pico) and black winter truffles (Tuber melanosporum) are […]
I had never heard of this. Pretty awesome. I then went on ebay to see the ones they had on there already.
Here’s a cool sport. I like it.
In that one vault, there are 2,600 bars of gold bullion. At today’s market value, each bar is worth about $500,000. That means that in that one vault, there is about $1.3 billion worth of gold, and that’s not counting the silver. [Watch the video]
An anonymous hobbyist found the coin in a newly-ploughed field near an ancient Roman road in Dover, Kent. The 30-year-old finder thought the coin was fake at first as it was in such good condition. [Read More]
That’s the dream isn’t it? An extremely rare Byzantine gold coin has been found by a group of schoolchildren in northern Israel. The coin, which was spotted in February, is the first of its kind discovered in the country, according to experts. [Visit Website]
But he has a $2,000 detector, Scuba, probably another $3k of gear + money to go out there. haha.
When the new people do a better job than the old people. Metal Detecting: Our Top Tips For Finding Treasure at the Beach
‘Pirate ship’ hand grenade discovered near 17th-century wreck site A gunpowder-filled hand grenade from the wreck of a former pirate ship has washed ashore on a remote U.K. beach. Divers find rare pieces of preserved TIMBER on the shipwreck of the lost HMS Schiedam HMS Schiedam was a Dutch transport ship that was captured by Moroccan pirates […]